Flooding Impacts Bull Shoals Bridge Project Schedule

May 28, 2017 | Latest News
MoDOT Southwest District Area Engineer Beth Schaller by Sam Clanton FORSYTH, Mo. – The Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission has awarded a bid for construction of a new Highway 76 bridge over Bull Shoals Lake at Forsyth, but the construction timeline and schedule is being impacted by the recent flooding. MoDOT Southwest District Area Engineer Beth Schaller spoke with Taney County Commissioners about the project… http://dehayf5
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MSHP to Conduct DWI Saturations in Stone, Taney Counties

May 28, 2017 | Latest News
by Tim Church SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Troop D of the Missouri State Highway Patrol announces its plan to conduct DWI saturations in McDonald, Stone and Taney counties during the month of June. In a news release, the MSHP shares the areas selected for enforcement are based on a high number of drinking-related crashes, high number of contacts with drivers who have been drinking and officers' input as to probable contact with DWI violators. Additi
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Flash Flooding Causes Evacuations in Branson

May 28, 2017 | Latest News
by Shannon Cay BRANSON, Mo – Flash Flooding in Branson causes several evacuations on Saturday night. Jennifer Langford with the City of Branson says heavy rainfall caused the Lake Taneycomo to rise approximately four feet. She says rapidly rising water levels forced twelve campers to become stranded at the Lakeside RV Campground. These campers were later found safe and accounted, according to Langford. Additionally, she says 35 people with t
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Authorities Recover Body of Missing Canoeist

May 28, 2017 | Latest News
by Shannon Cay KIMBERLING CITY, Mo. – Authorities recover the body of a missing canoeist on Table Rock Lake Saturday morning. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the man has been identified as 24-year-old Shelby Brigance from Springfield. He had been missing since his canoe became swamped and he fell into the water near Hoot Owl Point on May 16th. Brigance was pronounced dead at the scene by Stone County Deputy Coroner Jerry Jen
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Plane Pressurization Issues Cause Emergency Landing in Branson

May 28, 2017 | Latest News
by Shannon Cay BRANSON, Mo. – A Southwest Airlines Flight had to make an emergency landing in Branson on Saturday evening. According to officials from Southwest Airlines, a flight from Baltimore heading to Oklahoma City had to land at the Branson Airport because of a pressurization issue at 6:20 p.m. on Saturday. According to the aircraft's personnel, the aircraft lost cabin pressure and oxygen masks were deployed. Johnathan Tudor with t
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Police ID Missing People; Search for One Continues

May 28, 2017 | Latest News
. by Shannon Cay BRANSON, Mo. – Two people are dead and one is still missing after their vehicle washed off a road in Branson Saturday night. Branson Fire Chief Ted Martin says five people from Nashville, Arkansas, were pushed off Fall Creek Road, south of Juniper Lane around 9:20 p.m. Saturday. Authorities say two escaped the vehicle but three others did not. Branson Communications Manager Jennifer Langford says the body of 37-year-old Antoni
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Police Identify Missing People, Search Continues for Final Missing Person

May 28, 2017 | Latest News
BRANSON, Mo. -- The three people who went missing after their vehicle was washed off the road Saturday night have been identified. The people, all ... ...read more Source:: Google – Branson News
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2 SWAR residents die in flash flood in MO; another missing

May 28, 2017 | Latest News
... for the driver of a vehicle that flash flooding washed off a road in Branson, Mo. ... Branson authorities found the body of 37-year-old Antonio Finley, ... ...read more Source:: <a href=https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=http://www.ksla.com/story/35536063/2-swar-residents-die-in-flash-flood-in-mo-another-missing&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjdiZjkwOTg4ODJlYTI1YTE6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNHG3NZP_yR_6Sc3HOfi60qsVbnQVQ target=&quo
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2 Dead, 1 Missing After Flooding in Branson, Missouri

May 28, 2017 | Latest News
Authorities have recovered two bodies and are searching for a third person after their vehicle was overtaken by floodwaters in Branson, Missouri. ...read more Source:: <a href=https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://www.usnews.com/news/best-states/missouri/articles/2017-05-28/police-find-2-bodies-search-for-third-person-after-flooding&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjdiZjkwOTg4ODJlYTI1YTE6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNHqAXRLaoIV9hXX3PSq-
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Three People Unaccounted for in Branson After Flash Flooding

May 28, 2017 | Latest News
BRANSON, Mo. - As of approximately 12:10AM on Sunday, May 28, 2017, Branson Fire Chief Ted Martin reported that three people are unaccounted ... ...read more Source:: <a href=https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=http://www.ozarksfirst.com/news/three-people-unaccounted-for-in-branson-after-flash-flooding/724641406&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjdiZjkwOTg4ODJlYTI1YTE6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNEz_n8VjWUGrHt1a5OuTcgQVPTc7w target="_bl
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